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Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 5,018
favorite 14
comment 1
Auto manufacturing as an expression (and motivator) of America's economic success.
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Topics: Advertising: General, Automobiles: Advertising, Free enterprise
Prelinger Archives
by Dudley Pictures Corp.
movies
eye 6,900
favorite 6
comment 3
The "story of a new South whose roots are embedded deep in the honored tradition of the old." Shows the economy of the Southeast, white and African American workers, cities, and daily life, all in the context of railroad business and operations. Producer and Director: Carl Dudley. Script: Herman Boxer.
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Topics: U.S.: Southeast, Transportation: Railroad, Labor: 1940s
Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
movies
eye 25,172
favorite 58
comment 7
Eurocentric view of the plantation system and its effect on Southern U.S. culture.
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Topics: Race relations, Ethnography: U.S.: South, African Americans
FedFlix
by National Archives and Records Administration
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eye 226
favorite 1
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National Archives and Records Administration ARC Identifier 35566 / Local Identifier 111-M-285 PEACETIME ACTIVITIES OF THE CHEMICAL WARFARE SERVICE (Reel 2) Silent. Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964). Reel 2 shows cotton plants ravaged by the boll weevil; stages in the weevils development; laboratory tests in which weevils are fed toxic compounds and examined; and closeups of the Brown Tail and Gypsy Moths and the...
Topics: archives.gov, public.resource.org
Stock Footage
by U. S. Department Of Agriculture, Resettlement Administration
movies
eye 2,173
favorite 9
comment 0
From a Depression-era documentary that describes the importance of the Mississippi River. Written and direted by Pare Lorentz The complete film can be found at: http://www.archive.org/details/RiverThe1937
Topics: stock footage, historic, 1937, Great Depression, Mississippi River, Mississippi Valley, crop, cotton
Community Video
by The Harmon Foundation
movies
eye 373
favorite 6
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National Archives description: "Documentary: On the progress in higher education for southern Negroes in America. Shows poverty conditions under which families live, their respite in going to church and visiting in town on Sunday. Demonstrates care and training of nursery school children, aimed at giving them a better start in life than their predecessors had. Shows college students on campus, in class, at football game, soda shop, dances, and graduation. Narrator emphasizes the role of...
Topics: African Americans -- History, American Baptist Convention
Prelinger Archives
by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Resettlement Administration
movies
eye 14,088
favorite 37
comment 2
Classic documentary history of the exploitation of the resources of the Mississippi River Valley and the work being done to rehabilitate and reclaim the area. Director and writer: Pare Lorentz. Narrator: Thomas Chalmers. Photography: Willard Van Dyke, Stacey Woodard and Floyd Crosby. Editor: Leo Zochling. Music: Virgil Thomson.
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Topics: New Deal: Conservation, Rivers: Mississippi, Infrastructure
Prelinger Archives
by U.S. Department of Agriculture
movies
eye 915
favorite 5
comment 1
On the Production Credit Association. some good shots to be logged shots of Chicago (Lake Shore Drive?) industrial city, smoking plants signs: The Peoples National Bank, Citizens Savings Bank, Commonwealth Bank ECUs of farmers' heads saying "I need money..." for various reasons (includes one African American man) Cotton pickers VS African American women sorting tobacco leaves Sheep en masse Mass of chickens in yard and in cages VS New York City street scenes (perhaps one of Boston)...
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Prelinger Archives
by Dudley Pictures Corp.
movies
eye 2,190
favorite 10
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01:01:13:00 Low-angle Black boy picking cotton. 01:01:34:34:21 Washington Monument. 01:01:48:09 Group of teenage girls look up at statue of Pocahontas; pan up Pocahontas statue; statue of Captain John Smith; statue of George Washington; Monticello Thomas Jefferson’s home; sign for Colonial National Historical Park Cape Henry Memorial First Landing Dune, large memorial cross in dune. 01:02:22:23 Little African-American boy wearing overalls and blue shirt looks up into camera as he sits in a...
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Prelinger Archives
by Audio Productions, Inc. in collaboration with National Industrial Council
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eye 1,315
favorite 6
comment 1
Full of GREAT stock shots of 1930s manufacturing, research laboratories and industry Lowell Thomas sitting at desk in studio Art card: map of United States with various shots matted in “There are no new frontiers within our borders.” “To what new horizons can we look now? Where are tomorrow’s opportunities? What’s ahead in America for you and your children?” Men and women walking towards light, indistinct rapture space (great shot) Lighted question mark in sky (good) Dramatized...
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Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 873
favorite 4
comment 1
1933 Chevrolet assembly lines, trees being sawed for lumber production, etc. etc. All kinds of footage of products used to create the Chevrolet car. Advertising 00:19:11:00 to 00:20:53:07 - superb segment of Southern blacks picking cotton (works perfectly for "slaves picking cotton"); MCU of faces, very sharp visual quality, beautifully composed. Blacks moving cotton bales on handcarts. Ends with black vocal quartet (3 men, 1 woman) singing old spiritual "Keep In the Middle of...
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Prelinger Archives
by Rick Prelinger
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eye 29,113
favorite 41
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Compilation of historical images of Detroit, Michigan (1917-1970), edited by Rick Prelinger for presentation at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on February 10, 2010. If you have historical film footage of Detroit that I might be able to use for future Lost Landscapes programs, I'd like to hear from you .
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Topics: detroit, michigan, cities, urban geography, landscape, urban history